Indiana News

Indiana Officials Seeking Help In ID’ing Bodies

Posted On October 22, 2014

(Lake County, IN) -- Officials in Lake County, Indiana are hoping the public can help them identify three women believed to have been murdered by suspected serial killer Darren Vann.   Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey says a gag order prevents her to give out details about the investigation from being released, but some victims…

Suspected Serial Killer To Appear Before Judge

Posted On October 22, 2014

(Lake County, IN) -- Convicted sex offender Darren Vann is due in court today in Lake County, Indiana in connection with the murder of a sex worker. Vann is charged with the strangulation death of 19-year-old Afrikka Hardy and police suspect him in the deaths of at least six other women. Authorities are still trying…

Top Officer Of Indiana National Guard Is Retiring

Posted On October 22, 2014

(Indianapolis, IN) -- After more than four decades, the top officer for the Indiana National Guard is passing the "colors of leadership" to the next generation. Adjutant General R. Martin Umbarger says he'll retire next May. Umbarger was appointed adjutant general in 2004.

Former Marion County Sheriff Jack Cottey Dies

Posted On October 22, 2014

(Marion County, IN) -- Former Marion County Sheriff Jack Cottey is dead. He passed away Tuesday at the age of 75. Cottey was sheriff from 1994 to 2002 and served more than a decade in the Indiana House of Representatives. He's credited with leading the way for dozens of public safety laws and establishing several…

Lebanon School Board Tables Alcohol Policy Vote

Posted On October 22, 2014

(Lebanon, IN) -- The Lebanon School Board is tabling a controversial proposal that would allow caterers to serve alcohol at certain events on school property. The policy would only apply to events at the new conference center at Lebanon High School. Superintendent Robert Taylor says alcohol would not be served during school hours or when…